Fiji's new media laws described as a restrictive document | Pacific Beat

Fiji's new media laws described as a restrictive document

Fiji's new media laws described as a restrictive document

Updated 10 October 2013, 10:07 AEST

Fijian journalists have been reminded about the importance of media ethics and their roles in creating public discourse.

The country's newly-elected chairman of the Media Industry and Development Authority, Ashwin Raj, has advised members of the Fijian media that it's important they familiarise themselves with the laws of the country and ensure they understand and follow media codes.

Australia Network Pacific Correspondent, Sean Dorney, told Richard Ewart the decree journalists have been told to follow is a very restrictive document.

Presenter: Richard Ewart

Speaker: Australia Network Pacific Correspondent, Sean Dorney

Keywords:Media Industry and Development Authority, Ministry of Information, military government,

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